Harry Potter

Why grown-up muggles should read 'Harry Potter'

Aspiring writer David Busis shares how reading the book was an all-consuming experience

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Economic Indicators

Instrument 11/03/2015 1 year ago
Call Rate 7.30 8.10
5 yrs GSec 7.30 8.92
10 yrs GSec 7.74 8.76
Bank rate 8.75 9.00
PLR 11.00/15.75 1.00/15.75
Deposit rate 8.00/8.75 8.00/9.25



A chequered year, a test of mettle ahead

Anurag Thakur Business Standard takes a look at, who went up and who came down politics


Consumer sentiment down as expectations falter

The index has been bobbing within a narrow range since May this year, almost unsure of itself

The next US recession?

How the Fed handles the extremely low levels of unemployment will be a big test in the coming years